Andy

The Value of Language Learning

During most of my time walking alongside international students from all over the world, I have told others how wonderful it is to not have to worry about learning another language. Since international students have to demonstrate proficiency in English prior to coming to the U.S., I can communicate with them in English. I had…

Review of The Other One Percent

  In The Other One Percent: Indians in America, published late in 2016, three Indian American professors make a case that the immigration of Indians to the U.S. is unmatched in history by any immigrant group coming to any country in the world. Their data and observations confirm what many experience as they encounter increasing…

What It’s Like to Be a Hindu Indian Student

  I recently visited some Indian students at their campus.¬†Many Indian students live in apartments close to their college or university because dorms are relatively expensive. Also (and potentially more important), dorms don’t normally have individual kitchens that can be used for cooking Indian dishes, which is essential for life far from home. I was…